Sea Temperature

Timaru Sea Temperature

(Today) Jan 2018

18.9°C / 66°F

Current weather

(broken clouds)
18°C / 64°F

Partly cloudy
Wind

6 mph

Humidity

100%


The measurements for the water temperature in Timaru, Canterbury are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Timaru water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Timaru
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 13.9 15.2 14.9 12.9 11.3 10 9.4 9 9.7 10 10.9 12.7
Max °C 18.3 17.7 16.6 15.3 13.8 12.3 11.1 10.9 11.6 13.1 14.6 16.9
Min °F 58.8 60.3 59.5 56.2 53.3 50.9 49.6 48.9 50.2 51.2 53.1 56.5
Max °F 63.2 62.8 61.2 58.6 55.8 53.2 51.3 50.8 52.1 54.3 56.8 60.7

7 day tide forecast for Timaru

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
  • Low 01:34am
    (0.74m)
  • High 07:34am
    (2.09m)
  • Low 02:01pm
    (0.78m)
  • High 07:59pm
    (1.99m)
  • Low 02:23am
    (0.74m)
  • High 08:24am
    (2.06m)
  • Low 02:48pm
    (0.77m)
  • High 08:54pm
    (2.01m)
  • Low 03:11am
    (0.73m)
  • High 09:15am
    (2.04m)
  • Low 03:37pm
    (0.73m)
  • High 09:51pm
    (2.06m)
  • Low 04:01am
    (0.75m)
  • High 10:07am
    (2.05m)
  • Low 04:29pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 10:51pm
    (2.13m)
  • Low 04:58am
    (0.76m)
  • High 10:59am
    (2.09m)
  • Low 05:21pm
    (0.61m)
  • High 11:50pm
    (2.22m)
  • Low 06:00am
    (0.75m)
  • High 11:56am
    (2.16m)
  • Low 06:14pm
    (0.56m)
  • High 12:47am
    (2.32m)
  • Low 07:00am
    (0.70m)
  • High 12:55pm
    (2.25m)
  • Low 07:08pm
    (0.52m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Timaru Harbour, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average January sea temperatures

  • Max: 13.9°C / 57°F
  • Avg: 16.1°C / 61°F
  • Min: 18.3°C / 64.9°F
Timaru average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Timaru are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Timaru (-44.400000, 171.250000)

Variations

Whilst sea temperatures for Timaru are as accurate as current data allows, there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Timaru
TIU, Te Tihi-o-Maru, Timaru, Timaru City, Timaru-Distrikt, Тимару

Timaru average sea temperature chart